TypeCon workshop - digital type for letterpress
- Speaking of Typecon -
I'm giving a very short workshop at the conference, Thurs. July 24,
on the subject of digital type for photopolymer plate-based
letterpress printing. I'll discuss such things as Open Type fonts,
typographic controls in Quark and InDesign, fonts better suited to
letterpress than others, ink squeeze, depth of impression, font
Amazingly, the class has filled up (14 people). I'm hoping there
will be graphic designers in the class wanting to learn how to
better design for letterpress.
With that in mind, I wanted to hand out a list of experienced
commercial letterpress printers, those who can stand to work with
You are welcome to email me (privately - see below) a note with your
particulars - equipment capabilities, contact info, etc. You could
also mail a sample or 2 for me to show, something you don't need
back (put your contact info on the back).
I'll include you in my list.
Agfa Monotype Corp.
1991 Broadway, Suite 320
Redwood City, CA 94063